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Study at The University of Texas Medical Branch

The University of Texas Medical Branch, also known as UTMB, was established in the year 1891. It is an Academic Health Center and is located in Galveston, Texas. The campus of the university is spread across an area of 350 acres. A number of programs are offered in the various fields of medical science. UTMB also offers various diplomas and certificates. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
UTMB boasts a virtually endless list of notable alumni, which include Hector P. Garcia, Surgeon, civil rights advocate; Patricia Robertson, M. D. - Astronaut-candidate; Massoud Motamedi, P. H. D - Biomedical Engineer; and Cheryl S. Watson, P. H. D. - Xenoestrogens and Phytoestrogens among others.

Profile of The University of Texas Medical BranchUT Medical Branch can be found in Galveston, TX (a small city). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at UT Medical Branch.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in medicine and nursing and emergency medicine.

UT Medical Branch Selectivity

UT Medical Branch does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

Faculty
A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at UT Medical Branch are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 2, 422 students were enrolled in the school. UT Medical Branch Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine221registered nursing, clinical nurse specialist, nursing science, nurse midwifery, nursing administration
Medicine215medicine, public health, neuroscience
Medical Support and Technology62clinical lab tech, respiratory care tech, physician assistant
Therapy and Counselling52physical therapy, medical ethids
Science36pathology, biological and physical sciences, anatomy, pharmacology, molecular biochemistry, microbiology, call and molecular biology, human genetics, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy18occupational therapy
Medical administration17community health
Contact: UT Medical BranchThe University of Texas Medical Branch

301 University Blvd

Galveston, TX 77555-0129

General Phone: (409) 772-1011

http://www.utmb.edu

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